ísern
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ísern
es; n. Iron, an instrument or weapon made of iron Sweord sceal on bearme drihtlíc ísern the sword shall lie in the lap, the noble steel, Menol. Fox 511 ; Gn. C. 26. Oft mec ísern scód sáre on sídan oft has iron harmed me sorely in the side, Exon. 126 a ; Th. 485, 14; Rä. 71, 13 : 130 a ; Th. 499, 5 ; Rä. 88, 11. Áres and ísernes æris, ferri, Bd. 1, 1; S. 473, 23 : Cd. 52; Th. 66, 23; Gen. 1088. Ísernes dǽl, Exon. 114 b; Th. 439. 25: Rä. 59, 9. Wið slege ísernes oððe stenges for a blow from iron [sword] or stick, Herb. 32, 8 ; Lchdm. i. 132, 4. Wið wunda som hý sýn of íserne som hý sýn of stenge, 63, 3 ; Lchdm. i. 166, 9. Achilles mid ðysse sylfan wyrte (yarrow ) gehǽlde ða ðe mid íserne geslegene and gewundude wǽran, 90, 1 ; Lchdm. i. 194, 8. Ðú swyltst nalles mid íserne ácweald swá ðú wénst ac mid átre morieris, non ferro quod suspicaris, sed veneno, Nar. 31, 27. Gebundene on íserne ligatos in ferro, Ps. Th. 106, 9. Íserne wund, Exon. 102 b ; Th. 388, 2 ; Rä. 6, 1. Þurh ðæt ísern ðæt mægen ðara þreátunga is getácnod per ferrum increpationis fortitudo signatur, Past. 21, 6; Swt. 163, 24. Se lǽce hýd his ísern wið ðone moon ðe hé sníðan wile the surgeon hides his knife from the man he wants to cut, 26, 3 ; Swt. 185. 25. [Goth. eisarn iron, an iron fetter : O. Sax. ísarn : O. L. Ger. ísarn chalybs : O. Frs. ísern : Icel. ísarn (occurs five times in old poetry; the usual form is járn) : O. H. Ger. ísarn.] v. íren, ísen ; hóc-, leóht-, mearc-, stemping-ísern.
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